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Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission

The Southwest New Brunswick region includes Charlotte County and part of York County, including McAdam, Harvey, St. Stephen, St. Andrews, St. George, Blacks Harbour, Pennfield, Lepreau and all LSD's within our boundaries.

We provide solid waste services, planning, development and inspection services and are involved in community collaborative efforts in recreation, transportation, climate change adaptation and more.

Upcoming Meetings

Regular Board Meeting
March 23, 2023 @ 6:00pm
Live Stream on YouTube

All meetings are available live and recorded on our YouTube channel

Housing Study Update

Our 2022 update on Housing has been published and is available online.

Online Permit Application

SNBSC Now has Building Permit Applications available online!

Please go to https://snbsc-planning.com/fees/building-permit-application/ for the direct link.

All the old permit forms are still available as well at https://snbsc-planning.com/fees/.

White Goods Program

The 2022 White Goods Collection program will be starting April 1. There is a new online form available to arrange the pickup of your old appliances.

You may also still email recycling@snbsc.ca, or call us at 506-466-7830 or toll-free at 1-800-561-5615.

Waste Management


The Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission has an on going commitment to provide our residents with environmentally responsible and cost effective solid waste management services.

We operate a 1000 acre site located in Lawrence Station, New Brunswick that contains a modern sanitary landfill, recycling facilities, a C&D site, and more.

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Building & Planning

We provides land planning services to all Local Service Districts in our region, along with the towns of Saint Andrews, and St. George; and the villages of McAdam and Harvey.

The commission's planning functions includes development of rural plans, the administration and enforcement of the plans, issuing building permits, conducting building inspections and subdivision approval.

Note: our planning office is moving August 14 to 33 Wall Street, St. Stephen.

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SNBSC is the entity through which Municipalities, Rural Communities and Local Service Districts come together to identify and assist with planning regional or sub-regional recreational and cultural facilities.

We are currently working with community groups on several projects throughout the region including the Coastal Link Trail project, Harvey area recreation programming, and eastern Charlotte county cost sharing of facilities.

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